22 April 2016

Prince, pop’s genius

His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.

15 April 2016

Led Zeppelin on trial: you can’t copyright a cliché

The plagiarism case against Plant and Page reeks of desperation.

1 April 2016

Anomalisa: an uncanny success

Charlie Kaufman’s stop-motion film is among his most human.

12 January 2016

Bowie:
his life, times and transformations

He kept us guessing to the very end.

14 December 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber: hitmaker or hack?

The musical-theatre icon is known for pulling in the punters – but he hasn’t had a hit for decades.

6 November 2015

Randy Newman:
still biting,
still brilliant

Newman’s parade of weirdos and losers is as compelling as ever.

27 August 2015

Do disabled acts need a helping hand?

Christian Butler reports on the Edinburgh Fringe’s new push for inclusivity.